Senior Security Analyst

Job Category:
Analyst (Business/Systems)
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
Central Dublin
€45,000 to €55,000 per annum
Bowler Bently Recruitment
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We are currently looking for a Senior ICT Security Analyst to work within a growing ICT Security team with a leading Irish company. 

The Security Operations team is looking for individuals with a strong passion for security and knowledge of intrusion detection and response. As a Senior ICT Security Analyst, you will be responsible for the working with a global team to identify and remediate threats to the company. 

The successful individual will monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software, and document any security issues or breaches you find. 

You will have a strong background in Windows operating systems, with good experience in cyber security, including knowledge of information security industry standards and best practices i.e. ISO, MITRE etc. You should also have good knowledge in security as applied to Microsoft applications, Active Directory, Outlook/Exchange and Office365.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Monitor, evaluate, and advise on information security issues related to systems, data, network and workflow to ensure security controls are appropriate and operating as intended.
•    Investigate security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents.
•    Investigate security alerts and provide incident response. 
•    Install security measures and operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs.
•    Work with the security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities.
•    Fix detected vulnerabilities to maintain a high-security standard.
•    Develop company-wide best practices for IT security.
•    Assist with Security awareness program, including giving training, developing material. 
•    Help colleagues install security software and understand information security management.
•    Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management.
•    Stay up to date on information technology trends and security standards.
•    Ability to spot and execute new security technologies and best practices into the Cyber Cloud Offerings


•    Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
•    5+ years of experience in information security.
•    Expertise and experiences in implementing & monitoring Information Security controls, practices and technology for multiple levels within an organisation.
•    Good background in Active Directory, Exchange and Office365 administration, management and configuration, including Group Policy.
•    Knowledge of technologies such as endpoint protection and detection, IDS and IPS tools and vulnerability scanning tools, malware detection and prevention.
•    Experience in security incident management processes.
•    Experience with threat intelligence platforms and hunting techniques.
•    Proven experience with common information security controls / management frameworks, such as the NIST Cyber Security Framework and ISO27000
•    Knowledge of penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, IAM and SIEM tools.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Security suite (MS O365 Defender, Azure ATP, O365 ATP and CAS etc..) would be an advantage. 
•    Practical and operational experience with SIEM solutions (e.g., Sentinel, Splunk, QRadar, Elastic or similar)
•    Knowledge of Azure cloud would be beneficial.
•    Availability for out of hours support during ongoing incident response
•    Continuously assess current state of security monitoring and recommend improvements. 
•    Ability to work in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently when required
•    Good analytical and report presentation skills.

Key competencies

•    INTEGRITY: Supports and encourages constructive outcomes for others by demonstrating integrity.
•    RIGOUR: To ensure excellence in own work applies effective professional skill, analysis and decision making, and planning and reviewing.
•    Forward-looking: Responds positively to change and looks ahead to anticipate task.
•    OWNERSHIP: Takes responsibility for and pride in delivering quality and results; is tenacious.

Contact Details:
Bowler Bently Recruitment
Tel: 01
Contact: Simon Hally- Bowler Bently

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